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Sonu SLAMS mosques for playing 'Azaan' early morning, Twitter reacts!

Comments  Comments [ 20 ]    By Akash Jaiswal | 17 April 2017 | 11:51am


Versatile singer Sonu Niigam has objected the mosques for playing the Azaan early morning. In a series of tweets, he expressed his plight that even though he is not a Muslim, he had to wake up by the voice of 'Azaan'. He also stated that he finds it as 'forced religiousness' and wants this to end in India.

Here's what he posted:

https://twitter.com/sonunigam/status/853758848133242880

https://twitter.com/sonunigam/status/853760205368078336

https://twitter.com/sonunigam/status/853761583666806784

Soon after, there were different reactions from twitteratis:

https://twitter.com/macchandna/status/853765697968762881

https://twitter.com/Missorever/status/853775143226748928

https://twitter.com/IamMayaSharma/status/853819038090186752

https://twitter.com/sanity_speaker/status/853805257800994817

The 43 years old singer who seems to be miffed with the situation also stated that this is a complete 'hooliganism'.

Hit the comments section below and tell us what you think.

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  • suniks
    Date: 4/19/2017 5:19:03 AMsuniks

    In a way I too agree with Sonu because I too live near a mosque and the blaring sound especially during mornings and exams is really unbearable. Same is the case of music played during religious festivals. May be we can tolerate one or twise or thrise a year but so much loud noise on a daily basis in the mornings is not right. There should be other ways of praying without infringing on others right to sleep or study.2017-04-19 05:22:01

  • Divan-holic
    Date: 4/19/2017 2:56:13 AMDivan-holic

    He is gone mad.He should Think twice before writing on this .If you don't want to hear you can shift Ur house from there but at least Respect Other religions and sentiments of other people .Azaan is the Best Voice from Allah .

  • Hanalita
    Date: 4/18/2017 11:01:09 AMHanalita

    i would have understood if he said that the loudspeakers should not be used but he said that Mohamed made Islam which is not what we blv in... if it was about aloud speakers no one would mind

  • faria86
    Date: 4/18/2017 2:00:36 AMfaria86

    I'm very disappointed to hear all this frm Sonu nigam so insensitive tweets
    dont u get disturbed with all d sounds coming from numerous vehicles horns fm early morning till late night ?? don't u get disturbed with vajans in early morning gurudvara/church voice i'm a Muslim & i i respect all religions...& all ppl hv to right to follow their religion & their religion related things

    if the voice azaan is disturbing u sir then u are rich enought to shift in a new house where there is not any masjid / mosques...'Azaan' is not 'forced religiousness' it's not for non muslims to make them pray forcefully it's for Muslims to call them to prayers...no one is forcing u to come & pray
    & if it's disturbing you then many things are disturbing everyone but they hv to respect each other's religion & each other's religion related things...if we stop that then there won't be any different between us & those who force ppl to stop following thier religion...by all this insensitive tweets you are only dividing ppl
    if there is freedom of speech then there is freedom of living as well...Azaan is disturbing you what about all those late night concerts u do ?
    don't u think ppl may get so disturb with all the loud music & all the noise
    what about Birds voice in early morning &what about horns & the sound coming from numerous vehicles frm early morning till late night...don't u get disturbed with all these things ?

  • angel_juhi04
    Date: 4/17/2017 8:18:23 PMangel_juhi04

    Don't know why people are over reacting. He said temples and gurudwaras too. One of the commentors wrote below she/he don't like Christian songs but still can comment on this post to bash Sonu. I don't know people can't even have freedom of speech and be called a Trump supporter for that. In Gulf countries, poor workers of different religions are forced in those countries to pray to their God's only and those pray their own Gods are punished. What to say now regarding this?2017-04-18 02:27:47

  • Stargazer.
    Date: 4/17/2017 3:41:39 PMStargazer.

    And the irony is that singers like him have sung songs based on sufiyana kalam or kalam in general, and they've been hits! Anyhow, I think Sonu Nigam has either lost the plot, or is a closet Trump supporter lol. At the end of the day, we should all respect religious beliefs and religious requirements of others. When we stop doing that, that is when the world gets nastier and harder to live in. God help us.

  • sspoorthy
    Date: 4/17/2017 1:13:39 PMsspoorthy

    He couldn't have said that
    I am a hindu still I like azaan though I don't like Christians songs as they always wants to prove their god is only Good
    But in Hindu and muslims way of praying is just wow I love that way still I won't question the same for Christians

  • meerabnawaal14
    Date: 4/17/2017 10:39:03 AMmeerabnawaal14

    Be creative and use ear plugs, it will help

  • Hanalita
    Date: 4/17/2017 10:37:30 AMHanalita

    just bcuz someone is a celebrity we thing they r nice ppl but its good we saw his mentality.
    they don't think twice before hurting other ppl's sentiments...

  • .sweetchick.
    Date: 4/17/2017 6:46:23 AM.sweetchick.

    It's totally disappointing. India is known for multiculturalism. Millions of people are living together but they're from different backgrounds, ethnicities and religions... Why creating a storm by writing such a hurting tweet?

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